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MPFS-ICICLE-KIT-ES
PolarFire SoC FPGA Icicle Kit

The PolarFire SoC Icicle kit is a low-cost development platform that enables evaluation of the five-core Linux capable RISC-V microprocessor subsystem, innovative Linux, and real-time execution, low-power capabilities and the rich set of peripherals of the PolarFire SoC FPGA.

PolarFire SoC is ideally suited for secure, reliable and power-efficient compute across a wide range of applications including Imaging, AI/ML, Industrial automation, IoT, Wireline Access Networks, Aerospace, and Defense & Automotive.

The Icicle kit features onboard memories (LPDDR4, SPI, and eMMC flash) to run Linux off-the-shelf; a multi-rail power sensor to monitor various power domains; PCIe root port, Raspberry pi, and mikroBUS expansion ports and a host of wired connectivity options for quick prototyping and fast time to market.

Features
  • PolarFire SoC MPFS250T-FCVG484EES
  • 254k LE non-volatile fabric
  • 784 – 18 18 math blocks
  • 5 – core RISC-V CPU subsystem(1xRV64IMAC, 4xRV64GC)
  • Secure boot
  • 12.7 Gbps SERDES
  • LPDDR4 x 32
  • SPI Flash
  • eMMC Flash
  • 2 GbE
  • Raspberry Pi and mikroBUS Expansion Ports
  • Interfaces: PCIe gen2,USB 2.0,UART,SPI,I2C,CAN
  • Multi-Rail Power sensor